Parenting Styles

When it comes to parenting styles, we look at them within the scope of control (over the child) and nurturing (supporting, encouraging, caring). It is desired to have a balance between control and nurture when parenting.

One of the best known theories of parenting style was developed by Diana Baumrind. She proposed that parents fall into one of four categories:

More recent parenting styles include Helicopter Parenting, Tiger Moms, and Snowplow Parents.

Take a quiz to determine what parenting style you prefer:

Parenting Style Quiz for New ParentsParenting Style Quiz for Parents with Kids